Tsolum River fish salmon outmigration results and fry stranding

The Tsolum River Restoration Society is creating a database that will map key areas where fish stranding is a regular problem so that we can measure the scale of this impact on fry and smolts as well as pro-actively visit these areas when the conditions are risky for stranding.  We can deploy a team of fish salvagers if you have an area where you see fish that need to be reunited with the main channel. Please let us know before you move fish since the temperature in the isolated pools might be different from the main channel; if fish are moved from one temperature to another without allowing for acclimatization, they may not survive.  We can help to assess the site, provide equipment, and safely re-locate stranded fish. Please contact Caroline Heim, Outreach Coordinator by phone at 250.897.4670 or by email at trrs.educationoutreach@gmail.com.

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Nomadic Tempest is here – All you need to know!

The much-anticipated Nomadic Tempest is here! From Thursday June 28th to Sunday July 1st the Kus-Kus-Sum site (known by many as the old Fields Sawmill site) will be transformed into a venue for a multi-media presentation from the Caravan Stage Company about rising seas, climate change, and our place in it all. The show features original music, aerials, projections and more!

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Help Shape the Future of Courtenay’s Urban Forest

Can you see Courtenay’s forest for the trees? Would you like to?

The City of Courtenay is inviting the public to provide input on the vision, goals and future of Courtenay’s urban forest. Attend a public workshop on Monday, June 25 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, or Tuesday, June 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Native Sons Hall, lower level, at 360 Cliffe Avenue in downtown Courtenay. Both workshops will cover the same materials. Pre-registration is not required.

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Nomadic Tempest is Coming!

Mark your calendar for an ​exciting​ 4-night spectacle coming to the Comox Valley, June 28th through July 1st.
The Caravan Stage Company is bringing Nomadic Tempest to town!

Co-presented by Project Watershed and Elevate, Nomadic Tempest is an intense, beautiful, gritty and timely post-apocalyptic rock opera about climate refugees in a future drowned world complete with aerials, projections and original score.

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It’s here! The 4th Annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour!

The 4th Annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour is this weekend in Legendary Cumberland! Hosts are busy dusting, polishing, baking and weeding in anticipation of visitors from across the Comox Valley and beyond! This unique “Cumberland style” tour offers visitors an exclusive glimpse into 19 homes (big and tiny), gardens, studios, urban farms and built spaces ​in the historic Village with pop up concerts,​ plant sales,​ art shows and other surprises along the way!

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Plastics in our Oceans

Come learn about the impact of plastic debris and microplastics in our Oceans and what small steps you can take to make a difference.

SAGE (Sustainability Action Group for the Environment) is hosting this informational evening.

Our guest speaker is Ms. Laura Griffith-Cochrane, Marine Biologist and Curator of the Ucluelet Aquarium. She will give an overview of the existing problem and what possibilities lie ahead.

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